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"if donald became president, nobody knows what the heck he would do. he doesn't know what the heck he would do." senators ted cruz and marco rubio finished neck-and-neck for the second contest in a row. and trump picked up his first two endorsements today, from current members of congress. on the democratic side... hillary clinton is heading into this weekend's south carolina primary, with a dominant lead. and, senator bernie sanders is looking ahead, to super tuesday. "secretary clinton was the inevitable candidate. she's not the inevitable candidate now. i think we've got a real shot to win it." next week will be big, for both parties when voters in 12 states, and 1 territory-- will head to the polls on super tuesday. ### so, ?how well did the caucuses go? after three tries at an early spot on the political calendar, ?have nevada's political parties performed well enough in the eyes of the national parties? kolo 8 news now's ed pearce is here with some thoughts. ed, we heard stories during both the
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republican caucuses, about long lines, running out of ballots... and that certainly happened at some locations. but that doesn't answer the big question. if you ask leaders from either party how it went. you'll hear something like 'well, we pulled it off.' and they did. and republicans can point to the fact that more people voted for donald trump last night than the total turnout four years ago. democrats didn't match their party how it went. you'll hear something like 'well, we pulled it off.' and they did. and republicans can point to the fact that more people voted for donald trump last night than the total turnout four years ago. democrats didn't match their 2008 turnout, but registered thousands new party members. and both parties once again updated their mailing lists and identified their most dedicated members. but was it enough? when harry reid proposed nevada as an early caucus state ahead of the 2008 election and nevada republicans followed reluctantly at first, all knew nevada faced a real challenge--jump starting a
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existed before. iowa was the model, but they've been doing it for decades and, if you talked with caucus goers back then, as i did, they would have told you they doubted if we were up to the task. after three tries, with a caucus culture here still a work in progress, it's fair to ask if they were right. turnout is still comparatively low. confusion and frustration continue. ask the voter who stood in line or couldn't attend because they were working or were a registered independent and you'll find a lot of support for a primary instead. there's a good argument to be made. the state certainly knows how to run an election. voters know what to expect. we still have the diversity and western perspective that made us a good choice for an early contest and if we've enjoyed the economic stimulus and all the attention from the candidates and, let's face it, we have, we may have to take a look at this question again. harry reid and his influence with his national party is exiting the scene and both national parties will be taking a long, hard look at the nevada caucus
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it's hard not to conclude that early spot is at risk. hillary clinton has picked up a big endorsement, in her bid for the white house. "i think the middle class would be better served by hillary. i think my work with her over the years is something i've looked upon with awe." senate minority leader harry reid announced his support today-- in an interview with c-n-n. the nevada democrat, made a plea for his party-- to consolidate behind clinton-- and put the contentious primary behind them. during the interview... he also spoke on the vacancy left on the supreme court-- by the death of justice antonin scalia. ### reporter: "you met with brian sandoval. he's been mentioned as a possible supreme court justice. do you think that he would be a good supreme court justice?" sen. harry reid: "you know i don't- i don't pick the justices. but i know if he were picked, i would support the man. he's a good person, he has a great
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tremendously good governor in spite of having to deal with some very big problems there." reid publicly endorsed governor sandoval, as a potential supreme court nominee- for the first time today. the republican governor, and former federal judge, was first mentioned as a posibility, for the vacant seat last week. but officials with the governor's office, released a statement saying quote, "neither governor sandoval, or his staff-- have been contacted by, or talked to the obama andministration." ### a democratic candidate, to replace harry reid in the senate, is speaking out against president obama's plan to close the detention facility at guantanamo bay. the former nevada attorney general saying quote... "i cannot support president obama's plan to close the guantanamo bay detention camp that could lead-- to detainees including the mastermind behind..." "the 9/11 terrorist attacks -- being transferred to american soil. i believe that congress must continue to have a role in this process."
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things could cool down a bit by the weekend. chief meteorologist jeff thompson has a look at the forecast. jeff? high pressure will dominate the weather picture through friday. expect chilly mornings, warm afternoons, light wind, and occasional high clouds. a couple of systems could bring showers friday night-saturday morning and late sunday into monday, but amounts of rain and snow will be on the lighter side for most areas. temperatures will cool in their wake, after warming to 70 by the end of the work week for western nevada valleys. temperatures early next week will be closer to average. -jeff tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 36. north wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 66. calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 37. southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 68. south wind 5 to 15 mph. friday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 38. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 62. saturday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. sunday: partly sunny, with a high near 64.
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a low around 37. monday: a slight chance of showers. mostly sunny, with a high near 57. monday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. tuesday: partly sunny, with a high near 61. cam 3 - wx mic washoe county deputies say, they think they solved a series of car burglaries in sun valley. they say they caught a burglar last nightm with stolen goods... in hand. kolo 8 news now's colin lygren joins us live in the studio. colin, deputies say this could have been avoided. noah... it was a crime of opportunity. police say... ryan cortaland brogan... and a juvenile suspect... are responsible for at least four vehicle more. here.... he wasn't breaking into cars... they were already nats - door open.
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home the point enough.' "yeah, it is very simple. you just lock your doors." but still... time after time. in our area... that are a direct result.... of people not doing... this. nats - lock button press and honk. "at this point in the investigation it looks like it is just people that are taking advantage or not locking their doors." just after 11 last night. deputies got word through cars in sun they arrived... and 18 year old ryan courtaland brogan. "we were able to discover several items that appeared to be items that had been recently burglarized from several vehicles." brogan... and a juvenile.. have been tied to at least four different burglaries... but deputies expect there have been more. "they are walking down the street and just pulling on door handles, and if the door opens because people have not locked their car, //// "i am not sure if people are in a hurry they are forgetting to lock their doors, or they just have never vehicles before, so they do not lock their doors... but it is
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simple to prevent this and that is to lock your doors, move the valuables, if you have any valuables and you are leaving them in your vehicle, out of a direct line of sight, take them inside your home with you or somewhere more secure than your vehicle." just as a reminder... the sheriff's office also says... you should be removing your garage door opener from your car. car burglars can take your house... live in studio... colin lygren... kolo 8 news now. a recent federal court ruling-- ordering the release of personal data, on more than 10- million california students, highlights the growing amount of information schools now collect. the order involves a lawsuit, in which plaintiffs are requesting data kept by the state---- to determine whether it's fulfilling its obligations, for disabled students. the data includes everything from test scores, to social security numbers. the information can only be viewed by the plaintiffs, and must be destroyed or returned.
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filing objections to stop the release. ### apple c-e-o tim cook sharing his thoughts, on the ongoing battle between apple, and the f-b-i. the tech giant has refused to back down and unlock the i-phone, that belonged to one of the san bernardino elizabeth hur has they story. tim cook: "safety of our kids, safety of our family is very important. the protection of people's data is incredibly important." apple ceo tim cook explaining his decision news tonight's david muir. tim cook: "this would be bad for america. it would also set a precedent that i believe many people in america would be offended by." but in the name of public safety.. attorney general loretta lynch... is urging apple to comply. loretta lynch: "judges all over the country and on the supreme court have said that those parties must assist if it is reasonably
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a judge in california ordered apple to unlock san bernardino i-phone and apple has happening insisting -- at stake is the data security of millions of law abiding people.. "hands off our phones!" tim cook: "some things are hard and some things are right. and this is one of those things." apple has until friday to file a response to the judge's order and some legal experts say this is a landmark case that could reach the law abiding people.. "hands off our phones!" tim cook: "some things are hard and some stake is the data security of millions of law abiding people.. "hands off our phones!" tim cook: "some things are hard and some things are right. and some things are both. this is one of those things." apple has until friday to file a response to the judge's order and some legal experts say this is a landmark case that could reach the supreme court. elizabeth hur, abc news, judge's order and some legal experts say this is a landmark case that could reach the supreme court. elizabeth hur, abc news, new york. nothing is certain in life but death an taxes... and the time for the latter-- is fast approaching. tonight we've got some tips that can help you avoid being picked for an audit. and, severe weather slams the south... with tornadoes sweeping through several states. plus, chief
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thompson has your forecast, next on kolo 8 news now. "you're watching kolo 8 news now at 5:00 with sarah johns, noah bond, weather with meteorologist jeff thompson, and sports with josh little. this is kolo 8
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how much monthly grocery bills can add up to... dave tomorrow a look at some simple ways to cut down that cost... but still get loads of the food you want. amanda that's tomorrow on good morning reno. 430 to 7am a monster storm is making its way up the east coast. at least three people have died, after more than two dozen tornadoes reportedly tore through the gulf coast. this r-v park in saint james parish louisiana, was obliterated. entire neighborhoods in pensacola florida---destroyed! and folks inside this gold's gym in prairieville louisiana---- startled, when a twister ripped off a wall! "they had about thirty-five people in here, working employees and just people working out and they had about eight kids in the daycare, so definitely a scary situation."
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seriously injured. damaging winds and hail are in the forecast--- south of the mason dixon line, while further north, heavy rain and ### high pressure will dominate the weather picture through friday. expect chilly mornings, warm afternoons, light wind, and occasional high clouds. a couple of systems could bring showers friday night-saturday morning and late sunday into monday, but amounts of rain and snow will be on the lighter side for most areas. temperatures will cool in their wake, after warming to 70 by the end of the work week for western nevada valleys. temperatures early next week will be closer to average. -jeff tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 36. north wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 66. calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 37. southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 68. south wind 5 to 15 mph. friday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 38. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 62. saturday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. sunday: partly sunny, with a high near 64. sunday night: a slight chance
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a low around 37. monday: a slight chance of showers. mostly sunny, with a high near 57. monday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. tuesday: partly sunny, with a high near 61. high pressure will dominate the weather picture through friday. expect chilly mornings, warm afternoons, light wind, and occasional high clouds. a couple of systems could bring showers friday night-saturday morning and late sunday into monday, but amounts of rain and snow will be on the lighter side for most areas. temperatures will cool in their wake, after warming to 70 by the end of the work week for western nevada valleys. temperatures early next week will be closer to average. -jeff tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 36. north wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 66. calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 37. southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south after midnight. friday: mostly sunny, with a high near 68. south wind 5 to 15 mph. friday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 38. saturday: mostly sunny, with a high near 62. saturday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. sunday: partly sunny, with a high near 64. sunday night: a slight chance of showers. mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. monday: a slight chance of
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high near 57. monday night: mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. tuesday: partly sunny, with a high near 61. high pressure will dominate the weather picture through friday. expect chilly mornings, warm afternoons, light wind, and occasional high clouds. a couple of systems could bring showers friday night-saturday morning and late sunday into monday, but amounts of rain and snow will be on the lighter side for most areas. temperatures will cool in their wake, after warming to 70 by the end of the work week for western nevada valleys. temperatures early next week will be closer to average. -jeff tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 36. north wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 66. calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. tax season has arrived... and the one thing every taxpayer wants to avoid, is an audit. there are a few things on your return that can
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couple of systems could bring showers friday night-saturday morning and late sunday into monday, but amounts of rain and snow will be on the lighter side for most areas. temperatures will cool in their wake, after warming to 70 by the end of the work week for western nevada valleys. temperatures early next week will be closer to average. -jeff tonight: partly cloudy, with a low around 36. north wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. thursday: mostly sunny, with a high near 66. calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph. thursday night: partly cloudy, with a low around 37. southeast wind around 5 mph becoming
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arrived... and the one thing every taxpayer wants to avoid, is an audit. there are a few things on your return that can be big red flags to the i-r-s. the self-employed are the biggest targets. that's because past audits have found many self-employed people-- haven't reported income properly. home office deductions, are also a red flag. you must prove those deductions, are for legitimate business expenses. giving a lot to charity can draw the attention of the i-r-s. if you give a lot of money... make sure you can document it. and finally, deductions for unreimbursed business expenses. most businesses-- reimburse for out-of- pocket expenses... but if you don't keep that documentation-- the i-r-s will take notice if your deductions are too far outside the norm based on your income. ### citibank has been ordered to pay 3-million
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provide nearly 11-million dollars in consumer refunds. it's part of a settlement, over illegal debt sales, and debt collection practices. federal regulators say the bank illegally sold credit card debt, with inflated interest rates-- and failed to forward consumer payments promptly, to debt buyers. ### uber is testing self- driving cars. the ride-sharing company announced plans yesterday, to renovate an old locomotive roundhouse in pittsburgh pennsylvania. the site would be home to temporary test driving cars. the company says, it also plans to break ground in the next few research facility-- on the 178-acre site. ### heroin is a growing problem in our country. one city in new york state, is taking action with a controversial plan... ?but is this a problem, better handled with a national policy? also, drones are quickly growing in popularity... and a local college is helping
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creative in the fight against the zika virus... using sam-bow sambo fish. they eat the larvae of mosquitoes, stopping them from developing into adults that spread the virus. the fish are being distributed in el salvador to schools, homes and shops--- and placed in the water where mosquitoes lay their eggs. the community testing this method, has not reported any cases of zika. ### health officials have declared a syphilis outbreak, in the las vegas area. today, the southern nevada health district, said clark county has had a 128 percent increase in syphilis cases, since 2012. this marks nevada, as having the highest rates of syphilis in the west. officials are now
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tested for the disease... which is treatable. without treatment, it can affect internal organs and cause neurological problems. ### the mayor, of a new york state city-- is gaining national attention for his controversial plan to stop heroin deaths in his community. he would like to set up locations-- where users can inject the drug, under supervision, in hopes of moving the addicts to get help. kolo 8 news now washington correspondent, kellie meyer-- talked with lawmakers on capitol hill, to see if they'll following his lead. 28-year-old ithaca mayor svante myrick's plan involves setting up specially monitored sites where heroin users can get high . safely. gillibrand: "the mayor is trying to deal with people who are already addicted so my goal is to hopefully do more prevention so we have less children dying of overdoses." fellow new yorker senator kirsten gillibrand understands mayor myrick's efforts to address the problem. but gillibrand says while myrick is focusing on helping those after they've become addicted,
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the addiction before it starts. her legislation in congress focuses on the overprescribing of opioids. she says when doctors give out too many prescriptions it increases the risk of addiction. when prescription drugs become too expensive, that's when users turn to drugs like heroin. gillibrand: "i worry from the perspective of being a mom. if a kid is given an opioid while he is in high school he is 33% more likely to become addicted to opioids after high school." it's a vicious cycle all too familiar for west virginia senator shelley moore capito. capito: "it ruins families." both she and senator gillibrand have asked the centers for disease control and prevention to issue guidelines for the safe treatment of acute pain, like a broken bone or taking out a wisdom tooth. they cdc currently only focuses on guidelines for chronic pain. mayor myrick's plan to combat opioid abuse takes a page out of europe and australia's plans. in places like australia, dealers are considered illegal, but the users have the chance to come forward and get the help they need without fear of facing charges. senator gillibrand says she hopes to take examples from both local and international government to find a way to solve the problem. she hopes to take examples from both local and international government to find a
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capito "i am hopeful that everyone will act. that the doctors will act the health care providers will act, otherwise we'll lose a generation." kellie meyer kolo 8 news now. more and more drones are taking to the skies... and an instructor at t- m-c-c is preparing students to find a career. plus... abandoning pets is a growing problem in washoe county. we'll show you what officials are doing, to
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analysts say it could lead to the creation of 100-thousand jobs, in the next 10 years. the drone business--- could be an 80-billion- dollar industry by then. kolo 8 news now's paul harris is live at the truckee meadows community college applied technology center on edison way. paul, students are preparing for this growing field. noah.... t-m-c-c is just one of a few colleges teaching entry level drone classes. students will learn how to fix them... and fly them. nats of drones learn to fly a drone they need to learn how they're made. mark sharp, instructor, tmcc, "for example this flimsy piece of styrofoam which is easy to crush and break and we can cover with some better

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